Pinarello dismisses threat of legal action over design of new Dogma F10

Italian brand says it "will not tolerate...unsupported allegations of being an infringer or a 'thief'."

Pinarello has dismissed the threat of legal action over the design of its new Dogma F10, saying that it "will not tolerate...unsupported allegations of being an infringer or a 'thief'."

In a letter to the Italian company on Tuesday, Victor Major, the CEO of Taiwanese bike brand Velocite, said that Pinarello's new bike infringed on his patents for a "concave down tube", and claimed that he had also contacted Pinarello with concerns after the a similar design was used on the Bolide time trial bike release in May 2016.

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